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Student Materials (Optional Activity)
Scientific misinformation abounds online. In this lesson, students read laterally to investigate whether three organizations are trustworthy sources of information about renewable energy.
This lesson can be taught in a variety of courses, but it was designed for science classrooms. Students should learn COR skills across the curriculum, and we hope this lesson serves as a proof of concept for how science teachers might incorporate COR into their classes.
Sort Fact from Fiction Online with Lateral Reading
Lateral reading is a powerful strategy that fact checkers use to evaluate information online.